UFC Legend and Actor, Randy Couture, Launches Men’s Cologne, Xtreme Couture


XTREME COUTURE RANDY COUTURE SIGNATURE COLOGNEStar of “The Expendables” franchise, commentator, entrepreneur and 6-Time UFC Champion, Randy Couture is expanding his brand empire to include a premiere men’s signature cologne, Xtreme Couture. Randy’s Xtreme Couture MMA is one of the strongest & most respected brands in the MMA market and the entrance of this cologne in the consumer space marks the official launch of his Xtreme Couture Accessories division.

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“You Can Create Tomorrow” in the 10th annual Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition


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Deadline is January 31 for high school seniors and high school graduates to create a poster for a chance to earn tuition scholarships

 High school seniors and high school graduates are putting their talents and creativity to the test in The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition. Entries into this year’s Competition will be accepted through January 31, 2013. High school seniors could earn up to a full tuition scholarship and a high school graduate could earn a $10,000 scholarship to study at one of the more than 50 Art Institutes schools. Continue reading

The $200,000 German Doll at Theriault’s Auction


THERIAULT'S ANTIQUE GERMAN DOLLTheriault’s, the Annapolis, Maryland based auction house specializing in rare antique dolls and toys, recently established what is believed to be a new world-record for a German made character doll at auction at their January 12th sale in Southern California.  The Kammer and Reinhardt 104 model, of which only two others are known to exist, soared to the record price of $212,000.00 (including Buyers Premium) amidst a flurry of competitive bidding from U.S. and European collectors. Continue reading

Lindt Celebrates Premium Chocolate Innovation With Launch Of Three New Products — LINDOR Caramel, EXCELLENCE Wasabi and EXCELLENCE Strawberry


category-excellence-strawberry-wasabiThe Season of Love Brings Wide Variety of Must-Have Premium Chocolate Indulgences from the Master Chocolatiers at Lindt

Premium chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli announces the introduction of three new product innovations – the LINDOR Caramel truffles and the EXCELLENCE Wasabi and EXCELLENCE Strawberry bars.  Building on the company’s rich history of creating original and delicious premium chocolate with both unique and classic flavors, each product recipe was developed by the Master Chocolatiers at Lindt, creating chocolate beyond compare.  This season of love, Lindt is also offering premium chocolate gifts from the heart, including the new Gourmet Truffles Gift Heart and irresistibly smooth LINDOR truffles, which are perfect Valentine’s Day sweets. Continue reading

CFBACC @ Crowne Plaza Universal-First Happy Hour of the Year !


Under new management, CFBACC starts 2013 with a new attitude and a great Business after hours at Crowne Plaza Universal. 

 

With great food, spirits and also new guests, the event went smooth, and shows a serious promise of great events and greater network opportunities in 2013. CFBACC grows with the purpose of generate more business and network opportunities to all that attends their events. CFBACC believes that if the Organization is successful promoting business partnerships, the initiative will also revert in more membership and growth. Continue reading

ORLANDO MAGIC’S NIKOLA VUCEVIC NAMED TO 2013 BBVA RISING STARS CHALLENGE


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ORLANDO MAGIC’S NIKOLA VUCEVIC NAMED TO 2013 BBVA

RISING STARS CHALLENGE

-Vucevic is the only second-year player in the NBA averaging a double-double-

 

uspw_6881620-470x260Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be played Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston during NBA All-Star 2013, as announced today by the NBA.  The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge consists of current rookies and sophomores selected to the roster by the NBA’s assistant coaches.

Vucevic leads all second-year players in rebounding at 11.2 rpg., ranking in the NBA’s top five overall.  He also ranks in the top ten among all “sophomores” in field goal percentage, shooting .522, and in scoring at 11.9 ppg. Vucevic is the only second-year player in the NBA averaging a double-double Continue reading

World’s First High-Speed Amphibian Debuts At Miami Boat Show


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GIBBS Quadski represents “entirely new form of transportation”

The world’s first high-speed sports amphibian, the GIBBS Quadski, will make its Miami public debut at this year’s Miami International Boat Show (Feb. 14-18).

Developed and built in the U.S., the high-speed amphibian (HSA) has a durable, but light-weight composite hull; utilizes patented water-jet technology, and is powered by a BMW Motorrad engine and transmission. Continue reading

Yankee Candle Celebrates the Beauty of Singular Blossoms with New Spring 2013 Limited Edition Collection: Full Bloom


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Elegant Label Designs Showcase Fresh Cut Floral Beauty

The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of premium scented candles, today announced the launch of its new spring limited edition collection, Full Bloom. Whether celebrating Valentine’s Day with a loved one or welcoming spring in the home through decor, the Full Bloom collection inspired by the simple, quiet beauty and wonder of singular blossoms found in the garden, is perfect for any spring occasion. Available in two sizes of Yankee Candle filled Perfect Pillars, the floral photographic interpretations on the label design of this limited edition captures all the glory and fragrance of these captivating flowers. Continue reading

Skydiving Reaches New Heights – U.S. Parachute Association Reports Record Growth and Improved Safety!


U.S. PARACHUTE ASSOCIATION SKYDIVINGSkydiving Reaches New Heights – U.S. Parachute Association Reports Record Growth and Improved Safety!

 The U.S. Parachute Association reports that the breathtaking sport of skydiving saw record growth and improved safety in 2012, with even more activity expected in 2013.

Last year, more than a half million people took the leap for the first time at more than 200 USPA-affiliated skydiving schools and centers across the country. Whether to cross an item off their bucket lists or to discover a new hobby and passion, these first-timers took the life-changing leap and experienced the thrill of a lifetime.
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